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Unformatted text preview: God similar to humans we weaken the proofs of his existence. Another objection raised by Philo is that Cleanthes doesnt have reason for ascribing God with perfection; we have no way of telling if nature is perfect and deserving of praise. Also, Philo asks how Cleanthes can prove from his argument that there is only one God. If multiple men work together to create these machines Cleanthes speaks of, then it could seem that several gods combined in creating the world. Furthermore, Philo states that if male and female reproduce by generation, why have the deities been excluded from this. Im not sure, but I think Philo is saying that it doesnt make sense that Deities have been associated with human features if they dont regenerate....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 105 taught by Professor Heter during the Spring '08 term at Saint Louis.
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